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His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

We are deeply saddened to learn that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

On behalf of South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils, our councillors, staff, and the districts’ residents, we offer our heart-felt condolences and sympathy to all members of The Royal Family.

We extend those condolences to everybody touched by this sad and solemn occasion and we join the people of the United Kingdom in this period of mourning.

His Royal Highness was a great statesman, husband, father and grandfather.  His absence will be felt by many people across the country including in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse.

  • Cllr Sue Cooper, Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council
  • Cllr Emily Smith, Leader of the Vale of White Horse District Council
  • Cllr David Bretherton, Chair of South Oxfordshire District Council
  • Cllr Margaret Crick, Chair of the Vale of White Horse District Council
  • Mark Stone, Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District councils
As a mark of respect, the Union Flag is flying at half-mast outside the councils’ office at Milton Park as we join our residents and the nation in mourning.
Communications
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils
01235 422400

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